ACTEGA at a Glance


​​​​​​​ACTEGA develops, produces and distributes specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds with a focus on the packaging, graphic arts and medical industry. With production facilities in Europe, North and South America and China, we can react flexibly to customer requirements and provide technically advanced product solutions. Legally compliant products, specially tailored to the high safety standards of the food, pharmaceutical and toy industries, determine our innovation roadmap and activities. ACTEGA is a division of the internationally operating specialty chemicals group ALTANA.

ACTEGA consists of three business lines, which are specialized in their respective markets: ​​​​​​​Flexible Packaging, Metal Packaging Solutions and Paper & Board.


ACTEGA Flexible Packaging is a manufacturer of coatings, adhesives and printing inks for flexible packaging made of paper, plastic and aluminum foil. The portfolio includes packaging solutions for food, beverages, pet food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and household products as well as industrial applications. In addition to numerous functions to protect the filling good, our products also give the packaging a high-quality appearance.



ACTEGA Metal Packaging Solutions develops, produces and sells compounds, sealants, coatings, inks and adhesives for closures, cans, monoblocs and tubes in highly regulated markets such as the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and personal care industries. With production and service locations in Europe, China, North and South America, ACTEGA Metal Packaging Solutions supports local customers with the highest quality standards.



ACTEGA Paper & Board develops, produces and sells coatings, primers, printing inks and auxiliaries for the printing and graphic arts industries. This includes paper and board packaging, such as folding cartons and corrugated board, as well as publications and commercial prints. Our products provide the substrate with an attractive appearance and defined functionalities. Property profiles are precisely tailored to end-use requirements.


We stand for a cross-functional and globally oriented ACTEGA, which enables us to use synergies, optimally serve our customer’s interests and to offer the right packaging solutions.

Thorsten Kröller Division President / CEO


ACTEGA is an innovation leader and the preferred solution provider for specialty chemicals in the packaging industry. We are committed to innovation, agility and value creation. We promote new ideas and think outside the box. We actively drive technological change. We focus on meeting our customer’s needs. Whatever we do is aligned with our identity and brand values.

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